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Snow News

Lauberhorn race cancelled

January 14, 2017 |

The famous Lauberhorn downhill race in the Skiing World Cup has been cancelled – because there’s too much snow!



Today’s men’s downhill race at the Lauberhorn course in Wengen, Switzerland, was abandoned following an overnight snowfall of more … Read More

Cleaning up Everest

May 9, 2016 |

There’s one foot of fresh snow at Everest Basecamp today and, as climbing teams get ready for the brief summit window later this month, we focus on one company who are leading the mission to clean up Everest with their … Read More

Snow or heatwave?

May 5, 2016 |

The Met Office “mistakenly” issued an amber snow alert today on the hottest day in the UK so far this year.



The Met Office issued a warning of snow for London, south-east England and south Wales on what … Read More

Spring resorts remain open

April 28, 2016 |

Although most resorts have now closed, there is still some skiing to be had and, after a year of mixed snowfall, many now have excellent powder snow conditions.



Of course, most resorts end their seasons by the end … Read More

Teenager attempts Polar Hat Trick

April 9, 2016 |

Teenager Jade Hameister is hoping to become the youngest person ever to complete the ‘Polar Hat Trick’ – travelling to the North Pole, South Pole and Greenland Crossing.



Aged just fourteen, explorer Jade Hameister has been training for … Read More

Big thaw in the Arlberg

April 4, 2016 |

Spring has most certainly sprung in the Alps, the mighty spring thaw has begun and, right now in the mountains, it’s hot, hot, hot… 

FamilySkiNews is currently in St Anton, in the Arlberg region of the Austrian Tirol, where … Read More

World Snow Day highlights (or ‘anything goes… even skiing in your back garden’)

February 8, 2016 |

Anything goes on World Snow Day as long as you’re out and about and having fun in the snow. that’s the message on the World Snow Day official trailer which warns “Mothers, fathers, grandparents, uncles, aunts and all families take note; … Read More

Ski Jumping competition cancelled

February 8, 2016 |

Sunday’s World Cup individual ski jumping competition in Oslo had to be cancelled at the weekend, due to bad weather.  Just one and a half hours into the competition on the Holmenkollen, with only two jumps on the scoreboard, the jury decided … Read More

World Snow Day – a kids view

February 5, 2016 |

Check out this World Snow Day interview with some little shredders from  Kids really do say the funniest things…




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Solo journey to the South Pole

January 16, 2016 |

It’s exactly 100 years ago today that Sir Ernest Shackleton’s boat became stuck in the ice as he attempted to complete the first crossing of the Antarctic continent. But, right now, explorer and former army officer Henry Worsley is nearing the … Read More